What Happened on July 7, 1928

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • American Edward Hamm sets then long jump world record at 25' 11" at Cambridge, Massachusetts

InventionHistoric Invention

Sliced bread sold for the first time by the Chillicothe Baking Company, Missouri, using a machine invented by Otto Frederick Rohwedder. Described as the greatest forward step in the baking industry since bread was wrapped.

Famous Birthdays

  • Colleen Summers, vocal overdubber, born in Pasadena, California